Isabelle Gray outlines and explores Harvey Weinstein’s timeline of abuse Trigger Warning: Sexual abuse As reported in the Guardian, the once legendary figure in the film industry, Harvey Weinstein, was convicted to 23 years in prison over charges of rape and sexual abuse. The cases and his conviction created a conversation that demanded an end […]
Don’t you know that you’re toxic?
The casting couch. We’ve all heard the stories confessing the dark truths of Hollywood’s underbelly. From Marilyn Monroe to the child star, Shirley Temple, Hollywood has a long, ugly history with sexual harassment, stemming from an endemic lust for power by those placed in positions of authority. A throwback to the ‘golden-era’ of old Hollywood, […]
‘Yo También’ and the feminist revolution – Insights into LatinX’s Machismo Culture
“The first time I was touched without consent was at the age of 13,” remembers feminist activist, Amarna Miller. “I remember because I was wearing my green and yellow uniform, with a wool skirt that made my thighs itch when I stood against the Metro walls. An elderly man stood before me, so close that […]
Weinstein is symptomatic of a larger culture of sexual abuse in Hollywood
The New York Times recently revealed allegations that Harvey Weinstein has been sexually harassing women in Hollywood for decades. The industry is in chaos and many argue that a culture of silence has elicited this abuse. Hollywood is finally assessing the extent of these allegations but many in the industry say that Weinstein is just part […]